A novel technique for imaging based on ultrawideband (UWB) microwave signals is introduced. Specifically, the procedure deals with the Huygens Principle (HP); using HP to forward-propagate the waves removes the need to solve inverse problems and, consequently, no matrix generation/inversion is required. Together with its simplicity, the methodology permits the capture of contrast-the extent to which different media can be discriminated in the final image. Moreover, UWB allows all the information in the frequency domain to be utilized by combining the information from the individual frequencies to construct a consistent image. It follows that the methodology can identify the presence and location of significant scatterers inside a volume. Validation of the technique through both simulations and measurements on cylinder and spheres with inclusions has been performed. Application of the proposed technique to medical imaging is envisaged.
|Autori:||Ghavami N; Tiberi G; Edwards DJ; Monorchio A|
|Titolo:||UWB Microwave Imaging of Objects With Canonical Shape|
|Anno del prodotto:||2012|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1109/TAP.2011.2167905|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|